Oxipod 200mg Tablet
Oxipod 200mg Tablet

Oxipod 200mg Tablet

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Cefpodoxime(200.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Oxipod Tablet contains Cefpodoxime. It is an antibiotic belonging to the Cephalosporin class of medicine. Oxipod Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat,...
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uses

Uses of Oxipod 200 MG

Oxipod Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infection caused by various susceptible bacterial organisms mainly of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest and lungs.
contraindications

Contraindications of Oxipod 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of Oxipod Tablet.
  • If you have a history of severe allergy (hypersensitivity) reaction to Penicillin or other Beta-Lactam antibiotics.
sideEffects

Side effects of Oxipod 200 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Chest pain
  • Mild diarrhoea
  • Bloating
  • Dyspepsia
  • Skin and vaginal fungal infection
  • Vertigo
  • Cough
  • Feeling tired
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Oxipod 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Oxipod Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Oxipod Tablet on pregnancy. Thus it should be used only if prescribed by the doctor after assessing the benefit and need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Oxipod Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effect of Oxipod Tablet on breastfeeding.
  • It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with this medicine
  • If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, please watch for diarrhoea in your baby
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Oxipod Tablet?
A:
Oxipod Tablet can cause confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits, if you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oxipod Tablet?
A:
Alcohol should be avoided along with Oxipod Tablet as it can worsen the side effects such as sweating, headache, increased heartbeat, redness of the skin.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • You develop watery and bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have had an allergy to medicines called Cephalosporins or Penicillins.
  • You are using any Beta-Lactam antibacterial agents.
  • You have any kidney disorders.
  • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Oxipod 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Oxipod 200 MG

Oxipod Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and you should not consume it more...
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interactions

Interactions of Oxipod 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat acidity like Cimetidine, Ranitidine.
  • Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid).
  • Medicines used to thin your blood (oral anticoagulants).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Oxipod 200 MG

Store Oxipod Tablet at or below 25°C. Protect from light and moisture. Keep out of the reach of children and pet.
dosage

Dosage of Oxipod 200 MG

Overdose

  • Seek emergency medical care if you think you have taken too much of Oxipod Tablet.
  • Overdose symptoms may include stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any doses of antibiotic. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have flu and running nose, can I take Oxipod Tablet?

  • No, Oxipod Tablet is not to be taken by yourself
  • This medicine is a higher antibiotic meant for severe infections and your doctor will prescribe you the same only if it is essential
  • This medication is not for viral infections, and generally, flu occurs due to viruses

Q: Can I stop taking Oxipod Tablet before the prescribed duration?

A: No, finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. Though you start feeling better, there is still infection-causing bacteria present in the body, which can make the infection return in a few days. Also, when one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later become resistant to these antibiotics and cause severe infections, which are difficult to treat. Hence, always finish the course of antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Oxipod Tablet safe and effective?

A: Oxipod Tablet is safe and effective if you take it at the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases, while an overdose of this medicine can lead to serious health consequences.

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ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 31 Mar 2021 | 05:47 PM (IST)
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